Red Impression Jasper with yellow Jade and orange crystals, red vintage glass on copper wire with a handmade copper clasp. Measures 21.5 inches long plus a 2.5 inch drop. The earrings are 2.5 inches long including the hook and 0.5 inch wide. This piece is all on upcycled copper wire.
Purple Impression Jasper with peridot crystals on sterling silver wire. Look at the handmade sterling silver clasp and the close up of the earrings! The necklace is approx. 22 inches in length and the earrings are just over 2 inches including the surgical steel earwires. The jasper stones are 25mm square.
Chrysophrase Bib – Chrysophrase is a gemstone variety of chalcedony. The beads are individually wired together with sterling silver wire. The Black Obsidian chips and pewter accent beads are on jeweler’s wire. Each earring is wired with sterling silver wire. The necklace is 25 inches long with the bib part dropping another 4 inches The earrings are 2.5 inches long by 0.75 inch wide.
Sterling silver lobster clasp.
Red Tiger Eye Bib – The bib is made of Red Tiger Eye squares individually wired with copper wire. The larger rounds on the necklace are made of horn, making the necklace much lighter to wear. In between each horn bead is a natural agate spacer bead. The accent beads are copper as is the toggle clasp. Measures 21 inches long with a 4 inch drop for the bib. The earrings are 2.75 inches long and 0.5 inch wide.
Watch pendant with a mother of pearl face, dusty rose colored freshwater pearls and clear crystals. This watch may look upside down, but Aileen made this pendant so that when the wearer picks up the watch, the clock is facing the wearer. Aileen says that “It has never made sense to me that most watch pendants are hung so that everyone else can tell the time, but not the one wearing the watch! Measures 49 inches long with another 2.5 inches for the watch drop.
Lepidolite and Copper – This piece has eleven Lepidolite diamond shaped stones connected using sturdy handmade freehand copper scroll links. Overall, this necklace is 42 inches long.
Antique lace and red hearts – While most of Aileen’s work is one of a kind, this particular item is reproducible. Each one is hand made by Aileen. The lace is made free hand with pliers. The red hearts are Czech glass. The wire is annealed and thus permanently black. This item comes as a set: 19 inch necklace and matching earrings 2.5 inches long from hook to bottom and 0.75 inches wide.
Ice Flake Quartz – The crystals are wired together with handmade scroll work chain using 14KGF wire. It is 18 inches long and the lobster clasp is 14k gold fill. The earrings have 14KGF ear wires and are a little over 1.5 inches long.
Polished Coconut – Like BIG? But can’t take the weight? This set is incredibly light. Made of polished coconut shell and amber chips, you can make a bold statement without feeling weighed down! This is not stringing! The amber chips are wired into sections with 14KGF and the sections are wired together to make 23-inch long necklace with an additional 3 inch drop for the pendant! And the earrings are 3.25 inches including the ear wires by 1.5 inches wide.
Zosite and Ruby – The stones are Zosite. The pink you see in the stones are Ruby and are wired together with sterling silver. The necklace measures at 22 inches, however the sterling chain can be adjusted to suit the wearer. The earrings measure 4 inches top to bottom. These also can be shortened to suit.
Sea Breeze – In this very fluid piece I used dozens of handmade sterling silver wire links chained together making it flow like water. I used Amazonite and opalite, and accented it with fresh water pearls. The clasp is sterling silver.
The matching earrings have sterling silver shepherd’s hooks. I can replace the sterling shepherd’s hooks with surgical steel hooks, sterling steel lever-backs or studs. Rhodium plated clip-ons are also available.
* Length of necklace: 19 inches
* Drop of earrings: 1.5 inches
Red Tiger Eye – The Tiger Eye carved leaves are wired together with 14KGF as are the wire earrings.
Dumortierite pendant – I accented the pendant with Sodalite and fossil stone. They are wired together with individual Sterling Silver Wire links. The necklace is 24 inches long overall. The second drape is 2.5 inches and the drop is 1.75 inches. The round Dumortierite is 1.25 inches in diameter. This piece is all wired onto sterling silver with a sterling silver clasp and matching 2.25 inch long earrings on sterling silver ear wires.
Red Adventurine – Each nugget is individually linked with copper wire. It is finished with a copper toggle clasp. Measures 22 inches long.